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Oh Shucks, an accidental blackface hero

Leon Schuster is having a few movies of his removed from Showmax and Phumlani Pikoli figures: what better time to reflect on this bruh than now?

Should we really celebrate the equality court ruling on the apartheid flag?

The recent ruling that displaying the old South African flag is hate speech has been welcomed in many circles. But it could have gone a lot further

The 1 000th cut was the deepest

The reaction to Ashwin Willemse’s walk-out on TV exposes the racial fault lines of outrage

Constitution demands radical change

This starts with the economy. And a look back at 20 years of our founding document reveals how far we have come and how far we still have to go.

Review: The People versus the Rainbow Nation

This new documentary is a rollercoaster ride of students' struggles for free education. But does it move you?

Okri’s insufficient renaissance

Ben Okri’s recent talk in Pretoria on African renaissance, left some indignant and still nowhere closer to discovering their own “mini enlightenment”.

Editorial: Make the rainbow real

We need to work out how to make the knowledge gained over the past 20 years work for us.

Twist memory and you distort identity

The truth of our past is being airbrushed out of our minds for the sake of nation-building.

Bill of Rights allows rainbow flag to fly proudly over rainbow nation

I hope that at pride events, with rainbow flags flying high, we celebrate one of the freedom movement's greatest icons, and reflect on his insight.

The notion of ‘the other’ may drive violence in SA

Several flaws in the rainbow nation may account for South Africa's frightened communities.

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Sisulu axes another water board

Umgeni Water’s board in KwaZulu-Natal was appointed irregularly by her predecessor, the water and sanitation minister claims

Scores die in Western Cape’s deadly taxi tit-for-tat

Forty-three people were shot dead in the first six months of this year in the Western Cape’s intractable taxi violence, while close to 100 have been arrested and 40 are on court rolls in connection with the conflict

Ingonyama Trust Board moves to retrench staff

More than 50 workers at the Ingonyama Trust Board have been issued section 189 notices

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Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

How to tell if you have a hidden contact centre in your business

The important thing to remember is that a contact centre is defined less by the physical space it occupies and more by the customer experience it delivers

Accessing health and justice in a time of Covid-19

The similarities between the HIV epidemic and the Covid-19 pandemic are hard to ignore – the most obvious is the level of premature deaths caused by both

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